Evansville man dead, passenger injured in crash outside Janesville

JANESVILLE, Wis. — An Evansville man is dead after a crash outside Janesville Sunday morning.

Crews responded to a crash at the intersection of US-14 and County Road H at around 11 a.m. Rock County Sheriff’s officials said a Toyota Highlander was turning westbound onto US-14 when it was hit by an eastbound Toyota Corolla.

Officials said the driver of the Corolla, a 66-year-old man from Evansville, was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash. He was taken to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead. His passenger, an 18-year-old Evansville woman, was also taken to a hospital but was expected to be released with only minor injuries.

The driver of the Highlander was uninjured. The crash remains under investigation. The name of the driver who was killed is expected to be released by the Rock County Medical Examiner’s Office at a later date.